PSX Benchmark KSE-100 Closes on Positive Note

PSX Benchmark KSE-100 Closes on Positive Note

Karachi (July 17, 2017): Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) opened the trading week on a cautiously positive note, with the benchmark KSE-100 Index advancing 186 points, or 0.42 per cent, to touch 44,523 on Monday.

The market touched the day’s low at 43,975.12 points in the initial 20 minutes of the trading session. However, it rebounded immediately after to remain range-bound activity throughout the day. The benchmark tested the day’s high at 44,630 points near the end of the session.

Only 34m shares of KSE-100 companies traded during the session, with a total worth of nearly Rs3.1 billion.

The engineering sector led activity at the bourse, with 9.2 million shares traded; it was followed by the banking and the power sectors with 7.7m and 7.5m shares, respectively.

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